Regenerative Medicine Cluster Initiative in BC

Core Services

Our Capabilities

BC Children’s Hospital Tissue and Disease Modelling Core (TDMC) (UBC – Vancouver, B.C.)

Leader: BCREGMED Steering Committee Member Dr. Francis Lynn.

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Flow Cytometery (BCCA – Vancouver B.C.)

The Flow Cytometry Core Facility (FCCF), is housed in the Terry Fox Laboratory and provides investigators at the British Columbia Cancer Research Centre access to high quality, cost effective flow cytometry services. By providing these services, as well as the scientific expertise necessary to effectively use this technology, the facility serves to enhance the scope and quality of scientific research performed at the centre

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Tel: 604-675-8000 ext 7738/7737


Genetic Modelling Centre (BCCA – Vancouver, B.C.)

The BC Cancer Center for Genetic Modeling (CGM) was initiated in 2004 as an expansion of the Terry Fox Laboratory Transgenics Core after a decade of successful operations.  It is situated within the BC Cancer Research Center (BCCRC) building, which houses a 1,995 m2 rodent facility (ARC) that provides a barrier environment matching the highest standards of pathogen control for commercial facilities around the world.  A biohazard Containment Level III facility, an Embryonic Stem (ES) cell lab, and mouse phenotyping suites also exist as infrastructure support for the CGM.

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Tel: 604-675-8000 ext 8120 (TFL General)

ubcFLOW cytometry facility (UBC – Vancouver, B.C.)

The ubcFLOW cytometry facility was established over fifteen years ago and has been growing each year. We started with a single cell sorter and cell analyser and have expanded to four high end cell sorters and seven analysers, all equipped with multiple laser and detectors to accommodate the variety of work performed at UBC.  We now offer a state of the art facility with a range of instruments that can truly compete with any facility around the world.

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Canada’s Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre (BCCA – Vancouver, B.C.)

The GSC is a leading international centre for genomics and bioinformatics research. Their mandate is to advance knowledge about cancer and other diseases, to improve human health through disease prevention, diagnosis and therapeutic approaches, and to realize the social and economic benefits of genomics research.

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AbLab (UBC – Vancouver, B.C.)

The AbLab (UBC Antibody Lab) was established to assist the research community and biotech industry with their various antibody needs. We supply the highest quality in-house antibody reagents at cost, saving researchers valuable time and research dollars. Focusing our many years of experience in antibody technologies the AbLab can assist you throughout the entire process from production and down-stream processing to modification including labelling, conjugation and fragmentation. Our cutting edge production systems allow for the highest quality product with high batch-to-batch reproducibility. You provide us your hybridoma and we do the rest.

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Collaborative Proteomics (UBC – Vancouver, B.C.)

The Multi-user Facility for Functional Proteomics (MFFP) at the Biomedical Research Centre provides the equipment and expertise necessary for researchers to get the most information from their proteomics experiments. From experimental planning, to implementation, to data analysis, we have the tools and techniques needed to aid BRC researchers, as well as any collaborators, with todays’ complex analyses.

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BRC Sequencing Core (UBC – Vancouver, B.C.)

BRC-Seq is a Next Generation Sequencing Core service provider for RNA and DNA illumina sequencing projects. Located at the Biomedical Research Centre at University of British Columbia, we strive to make the power of sequencing available to all researchers at UBC and beyond. We offer services utilizing our Illumina NextSeq, MiSeq, and Neoprep as well as the knowledge and experience to deliver quality data. Contact [email protected] for information on your project.

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The Global Proteome Machine (UBC – Vancouver, B.C.)

Proteomics data analysis, reuse and validation for biological and biomedical research.

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BRC Genotyping Facility (UBC – Vancouver, B.C.)

The BRC Genotyping Facility provides you with fast and convenient transgenic mouse genotyping services, which helps you save time and allows you to focus on your important research activities.

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